The best Android smartphones announced this week: Android Updated Picks for Week 28 July

Welcome to Android Weekly. Let’s have a look at some of the best Android smartphones announced in the 28th week of 2018:<p><b>Huawei Honor Note 10 Rolls</b> …

Mobile Technology

Alcatel 3V Review: Paying Less for Less

Affordable Android phones have embraced flagship features, such as dual-lens front-facing and rear cameras, edge-to-edge displays with 18:9 aspect …


Alcatel 1 review: Android Go can’t save this bargain bin handset

Alcatel’s budget phone is the first we’ve seen to run Android Go – but it’s not all we’d hoped it would be<p>There’s no stopping Alcatel’s flood of …

Product Reviews

New York City FC's Jesus Medina voted Alcatel MLS Player of the Week

After scoring in each of New York City FC’s home games last week, Jesus Medina was voted the Alcatel MLS Player of the Week by the North American …

New York City

Sean Johnson and Alex Callens make MLS Team of the Week!

After winning three games in seven days and featuring prominently in arguably the best week in club history, New York City FC’s Sean Johnson and Alex …

New York City FC

Review: The Alcatel 3V Marries High-End Camera & Screen to Low-End Costs

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>The 3v is meant to be Alcatel’s hot new budget phone. When they say budget, they mean $150. That’s quite an insane price …

Mobile Technology

Alcatel 5V with premium glass body, dual cameras official, sells for $199.99

Alcatel had showcased a number of smartphones at MWC 2018. That included the Alcatel 5, 1X, 3, 3X and 3V. Today, the company has added to the 5 …

Mobile Technology

CIRP: Apple gained on both Google and Android last quarter

From a Consumer Intelligence Research Partners press release that landed in my inbox Tuesday:<p>CIRP research shows that the two major mobile operating …


What Is Qualcomm Really Doing With Its Server Division?

Since May, there has been a lot of rumor and speculation on what Qualcomm was going to do with its server division given CEO Steve Mollenkopf’s Wall Street 2018 promise to cut a billion dollars by 2019 expenses. The news stories and headlines ranged from exiting the business, staying in the …

Internet of Things

Alcatel 5V wants to be a flagship phone for $200

Glassy body. An extra-tall screen. Facial recognition. A notch. Check.<p>Continuing on its very diversified budget smartphone range, TCL has introduced …

Tech Trends

TCL plots August launch for fresh Alcatel flagship - Mobile World Live

TCL Communication unwrapped the Alcatel 5V, a new flagship smartphone the vendor stated delivers premium features for a budget price.<p>The device …

Mobile Technology

Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.36%

Turkey shares higher at close of trade; BIST 100 up 0.36%<p> – Turkey equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Tourism, …

Stock Markets

Alcatel 3V review: A budget smartphone that wants to be more

Alcatel’s latest budget offering is a real mixed bag – is it a contender for the best phone in the sub-£100 category?<p>On paper, the Alcatel 3V doesn’t …

Product Reviews

The New Microsoft Surface Go Finally Goes Head-To-Head With The Apple iPad

Since Microsoft introduced the Surface for Windows RT in 2012, the company never went directly head-to-head with the Apple iPad. For years, Microsoft and the Surface team intelligently focused on full-up, Windows detachable 2:1 computers that could run full Windows desktop programs and Store apps, …

Gear & Gadgets


The 10 Best Wifi Router With Sim Cards - Jul 2018<p>results are based on <b>15,990</b> reviews scanned<p>Score<p>KuWFi KuWFi Smart Moblie WIFI hotspot 3G router 91 …


Isn't It Time We Stop Calling Synaptics The "Touchpad" Company?

This week during our July 4th “break” I had been reading some articles about Synaptics. While Synaptics does still manufacture and has the dominant share in computer touchpads and fingerprint readers, most of its business is related to mobile and IoT, not just PCs. So, isn’t it time to ditch the …

Internet of Things

VExpress partners with new specialist audio conferencing distie

Bringing Swedish vendor Konftel to ANZ partners.

Technology (Australia)

LAFC Forward Adama Diomande Voted Alcatel MLS Player of the Week

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American Soccer

LAFC's Adama Diomande voted Alcatel MLS Player of the Week

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American Soccer

Sorteo de Phone House Arahal del lunes 02 de julio el 2018.

Hoy hemos regalo un smartphone ALCATEL U5 gracias a Phone House Arahal.


Will your next mobile phone be a cheapie?

Changes to the way Australia's telcos are charging for mobile phones, coupled with the dramatic improvement in the quality of low-cost phones, could …


Alcatel 1X review: Android Go is a huge compromise in every sense, including price

Article Contents<p>Affordable phones will always be a compromise, but Google hopes it can make entry-level devices a <i>bit</i> better with something new: …

Mobile Technology

Alcatel 1 Android Go budget phone arrives in July with 18:9 display

Coming about one month after the previously announced Alcatel 1X is a new budget Android Go phone from the maker, this one at a sub-$100 price point: …

Tech Trends

Google Just Spent Millions To Get Its Products To Work On Dumb Phones

Google just invested $22 million in a feature phone operating system called KaiOS.<p>KaiOS<p>I'm confused. Do you mean...iOS?<p>Sony Pictures Television<p>No,</b> …

Sony Pictures

Should Technology Augmentation Allow Us To Be Better Than Our Normal Selves?

I have written before in Forbes about Wellsmith and how they are working with Cone Health to deliver a new digital care platform. In that piece, we learned how Wellsmith uses consumer-centric devices to support a consumer’s journey to a better quality of life. Of course, the quantified self and …

Internet of Things

Huawei has never had a national security issue: Australia chair

Huawei is again offering up its equipment and source code up for testing by intelligence agencies in an effort to avoid a ban on taking part in …

Technology (Australia)

Upcoming Alcatel 1 Android Go phone is an even more budget-friendly alternative to the 1X

Hot on the heels of the recent Alcatel 1x (review coming later this week), the company has announced another Android Oreo (Go edition) powered …

Mobile Technology

Google leads $22M Series A in feature phone OS KaiOS, which powers over 40M phones made by OEMs including Nokia, Micromax, and Alcatel


Lenovo Rakes In Most TOP500 Systems And Two Years Ahead Of Schedule

It’s that time of year again at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) conference, where records are being broken, and new lists created. This year’s ISC is being held in Frankfurt, Germany, and Lenovo announced that it had officially become the number one provider of supercomputing …


Union playmaker Borek Dockal named Alcatel MLS Player of the Week

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American Soccer